MIA Aircraft


Missing 384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-06-25:

Dates may be UK-style: dd/mm/yy

#42-30143 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG545BS
NameYANKEE POWERHOUSE
MIA1943-06-25 - MACR #: 16378
Notes42-30143 Delivered: Cheyenne 16/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Sioux City 30/4/43; Kearney 5/5/43; Bangor 23/5/43; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-Q] Grafton Underwood; MIA Wangerooge Is. 25/6/43 Pilot: George Riches, Co-Pilot: Rich McCray, Waist Gunner: Bill Waller, Tail Gunner: Stan Martin (4KIA); Navigator: Don Irwin, Bombardier: Joe Deper, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bernie Anderson, Radio Operator: Freeman Penney, Ball Turret Gunner: Guy Smith, Waist Gunner: Ralph LaVoie (6POW); Enemy aircraft & flak, crashed near Oldenburg, Germany. MACR 16378. YANKEE POWERHOUSE.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-5850 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 384BG547BS
MIA1943-06-25 - MACR #: 16357
Notes42-5850 Delivered: Long Beach 20/3/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 20/3/43; Assigned: 547BS/384BG [SO-M] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43; MIA Hamburg 25/6/43 Pilot: Maj Seldon McMillin, Co-Pilot: Jim Smith, Navigator: Capt Jim Foister, Bombardier: Francis Meyers, Radio Operator: John Reichwein, Ball Turret Gunner: Lynn Jone, Waist Gunner: Dave Pratt, Waist Gunner: Stan McArthur, Tail Gunner: Art Nelson (9POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Buckley (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Smallbroek, SW of Beilen, Hol. MACR 16357.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne